Sam and the Firefly

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Random House Children's Books, Dec 8, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 72 pages
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Sam the Owl and Gus the Firefly literally light up the sky in this classic Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. In Sam and the Firefly, P. D. Eastman (author of Are You My Mother? and Go, Dog. Go!) introduces us to the dynamic duo of Sam and Gus, who soar through the air writing words in the night sky. But when Gus’s words end up causing confusion and chaos for the people on the ground, it’s up to Sam to help Gus “write” his wrongs.

Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.

"...provides interest, suspense and word repetition. Illustrations excellent. Recommended."--(starred) School Library Journal.


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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

So this is really more of an easy reader then a picture book. The story is very much a moral tale that feels a little bit old fashioned. I love the artwork though. Read full review

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User Review  - BeckieZimmerman - LibraryThing

This is a modern fantasy picture book for 1st to 2nd graders. This was not the typical Dr. Seuss book I thought it was, there was no rhyming scheme, but I feel like it still had a rhythmic flow to the ... Read full review

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P. D. Eastman was one of the stars of the Beginner Books line with beloved classics like "Are You My Mother?; Go, Dog. Go!; The Best Nest"; and more!

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